Huang Canran 1963-

Born in Fujian, Huang immigrated to Hong Kong in 1978, but returned as an undergraduate to China where he studied journalism in Jinan University in Guangzhou. Since 1990 he has worked as a news translator for Ta Kung Pao 大公報. An influential translator of European and American poetry and a literary critic, he is poetry editor of the US-based Tendency Quarterly 傾向 and co-founder of the Guangzhou poetry magazine Voices 聲音. His poems won top prizes in the Awards for Creative Writing in Chinese in 1996 and 2000. His poetry collections include Shinian shixuan: 1985–1994 十年詩選:1985–1994 [Selected poems: 1985–1994] (1997) and Youyongchi pan de mingxiang 游泳池畔的冥想 [Meditation by the pool] (2000).